Dad Facts are back. Zach’s dad has a lot of important
You have an upcoming concert in Portland. Though you live
there, here are some things you need to know. Your great-grama
Donnell moved to Portland in 1906. Also, your Grama Marge was born
in Portland. You are also aware that your brother Nick graduated
from Portland State. Here is what you may not know (local kids know
it, but you are a transplant from Alaska). Portland got its name
when Asa Lovejoy and Francis Pettygrove flipped a coin in 1845.
Lovejoy was from Massachusetts and he wanted to name the new
settlement Boston. Pettygrove was from Maine and wanted to name the
new town Portland. Pettygrove won the coin toss two out of three
times, or you would now be living in Boston, Oregon!